Answering Moscow’s Implausible Deniability

An isolated Britain should muster old allies if Vladimir Putin is to be deterred

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There are many ways to kill a man. By deploying a rare military-grade nerve agent developed in the former Soviet Union, the would-be assassins of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter left a distinctive fingerprint on the murder weapon. The Novichok agent…

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